What is fat?
Definition: Body fat is a substance formed in fatty acids and fatty acids which is required as a concentrated energy source for our muscles. Fat is a storage substance for the body’s extra calories and it fills fat cells that help insulate the body. When the body has used up the calories from carbohydrates it begins to depend on the calories from fat. Excess Fat and Saturated Fat causes overweight and obesity.
There is two kind of fat having in food which is normally we taken.
- Unsaturated Fats
- Saturated Fats
Now Question is what is called good fat and what is called bad fat?
Unsaturated fats are good quality fat unsaturated fats increasing HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol).while decrease LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) the food mainly increase HDL are Nuts including peanuts, Walnuts , almonds and pistachios, avocado, canola and Olive Oil are high in saturated fats have also been found to help in weight loss, particularly body fat.
Saturated Fats are bad quality fat Saturated fats raise LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol)
Saturated fats are mainly found in animal products such as meat, Cream milk, eggs yellow and seafood. Some plant foods are also high in saturated fats such as Coconut oil.